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  • Attack on Pakistani church kills 75 people, wounds 110

    A pair of suicide bombers detonated their explosives outside a historic church in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing 75 people in the deadliest-ever attack on the country's Christian minority, officials said.

  • A Pakistani soldier arranges weapons reportedly recovered from hideouts of militants in tribal areas as the weapons are displayed in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)

    Pakistan confirms death of key Haqqani militant

    Pakistani intelligence officials confirmed Thursday that a U.S. drone strike last week near the Afghan border killed the son of the founder of the powerful Haqqani militant network, a major blow to one of the most feared groups fighting American troops in Afghanistan.

  • U.S. sees 'degradation' of al Qaeda organization

    A U.S. drone strike has killed a top al Qaeda operative, and the White House said Tuesday that the terrorist group was left with "no clear successor."

  • ** FILE ** An image made from video posted on a website frequented by Islamist militants and provided via the IntelCenter shows al Qaeda leader Abu Yahia al-Libi in 2007. (AP Photo/IntelCenter)

    White House: Al Qaeda No. 2 killed

    A U.S. drone strike has killed one of the most senior al Qaeda operatives, and the White House said Tuesday the terrorist group was left with "no clear successor."

  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta (left) looks on as Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, before the Senate Armed Services Committee on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and Iraq. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

    Mullen: Pakistanis export violence to Afghanistan

    The top U.S. military officer on Thursday accused Pakistan of "exporting violence" to Afghanistan and said it puts in jeopardy not only the frayed U.S.-Pakistani partnership against terrorism but also the prospects for a successful outcome to the decade-old war in Afghanistan.

  • Pakistani soldiers at a forward base fire an artillery shell toward a target during a military operation against militants in Pakistan's Khurram tribal region on Sunday, July 10, 2011. (AP Photo/Mohammad Zubair)

    U.S. strikes in Pakistan follow aid cut, kill 38

    Three suspected U.S. missile strikes in northwestern Pakistan in less than 12 hours killed at least 38 alleged militants, an unusually heavy barrage at a time when relations between the two countries are badly strained, Pakistani intelligence officials said Tuesday.

  • U.S. air strikes kill 16 in tribal region near Afghan border

    The United States fired missiles at three suspected terrorist targets near the Afghan border Monday, killing 16 people and keeping the pressure on insurgents days after a strike was thought to have killed an al Qaeda commander, Pakistani intelligence officials said.

  • **FILE** Supporters of the Pakistani religious party Jamaat-e-Islami rally in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on May 6 to condemn the killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and U.S. drone attacks on Pakistani tribal areas. The banner reads, "We condemn U.S. interference and drone attacks." (Associated Press)

    Pakistani officials: U.S. drone strike kills 5

    U.S. missiles killed at least five alleged militants Thursday in a tribal region along the Afghan border — the third such drone attack since the U.S. killing of Osama bin Laden, Pakistani intelligence officials said.

  • **FILE** In this photo from Jan. 31, 2010, a U.S. Predator drone flies above Kandahar Air Field in southern Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

    2 U.S. missile attacks kill 6 near Afghan border

    Two U.S. missile strikes killed six alleged Afghan Taliban fighters in a Pakistani tribal region Wednesday, intelligence officials said, just days after Pakistani authorities asked for greater limits on such attacks.

  • **FILE** In this photo from Jan. 31, 2010, a U.S. Predator drone flies above Kandahar Air Field in southern Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

    Al Qaeda figure believed killed in U.S. drone strike

    An Iraqi al Qaeda operative was believed to be one of 15 militants killed in two U.S. missile strikes in Pakistan's tribal belt along the Afghan border Monday, Pakistani intelligence officials said.

  • Protesters hold signs at a rally against U.S. drone attacks on Pakistani tribal areas in Islamabad, Pakistan on Dec. 10, 2010. Three American missile attacks killed 54 suspected militants Friday Dec. 17, 2010 close to the Afghan border, an unusually high number of victims that included commanders of a Taliban-allied group that were holding a meeting, Pakistani officials said. (AP Photo/B.K.Bangash, File)

    Pakistan denies having unmasked CIA chief

    Pakistan's top spy agency denied Saturday that it helped unmask the CIA's station chief in Islamabad, dismissing speculation it was retaliating for a U.S. lawsuit linking the Pakistani intelligence chief to the 2008 attacks in Mumbai, India.

  • A police officer with a dog patrols a central London train station on Monday, Oct. 4, 2010. Britain's Foreign Office has upgraded its travel advice for France and Germany, warning Britons going to those countries that the threat of terrorism there is high. British Home Secretary Theresa May said that the threat of terrorism in the United Kingdom remains unchanged at "severe," meaning an attack is highly likely. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

    Japan, Sweden join in terror alerts

    Japan and Sweden joined the U.S. and Britain on Monday in warning citizens about traveling in Europe because of concerns about a terror attack.

  • Video monitors and computer screens display various Paris sites in the underground security central command center of the Paris Prefecture on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010. Police say the threat of a terrorist attack on French soil is at its highest as authorities suspect al Qaeda's North African affiliate may be plotting a conventional bomb attack on a crowded target. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

    Official: Germans, Brits behind Europe terror plot

    Eight Germans and two British brothers are at the heart of an al-Qaeda-linked terror plot against European cities, but the plan is still in its early stages, with the suspects calling acquaintances in Europe to plan logistics, a Pakistani intelligence official said Thursday. One of the Britons died in a recent CIA missile strike, he said.

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